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Comedy

No need for explanations here, but if you need a laugh then this is the category for you! You’ll find reviews of all the shows that have had us rolling in the aisles on this page.

On the Piste, Jack Studio Theatre – Review

Credit: The Upcoming

Pros: Truly enjoyable performances all round of a simple, but inviting story Cons: Slight lack of energy within the second half as the storyline changes Jack Studio Theatre in Brockley never fails to present exciting work. Coming to the Jack, you are guaranteed to have a warm reception and a nice night out, so John Godber’s On the Piste was a fantastic reason to enjoy another evening there. There are always a lot of expectations when the intro states ‘Olivier ...

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Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead, Soho Theatre – Review

credit: Show and Tell

Pros: A multi-layered concept, deftly handled by Morpurgo, who has the audience eating out of the palm of his hand. Cons: Audience participation elements might deter some theatregoers. Also, the Soho Theatre’s side-view seating makes it easy to miss some of the jokes. Have you ever sat through a highbrow 9-hour vanity project based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, followed by a post-show Q&A? Nope, neither have I, but Joseph Morpurgo’s Hammerhead takes that concept and runs with it, imagining a ...

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